This is a major piece of independent work for which a topic is identified and research is carried out with supervisory help to produce a 12,000-word essay.
6,000-word Dissertation (20)
The 6,000-word dissertation is a piece of substantial independent research on a subject in Theology and/or Religion chosen by the individual student, but subject to approval by the Department.
Placement-based Dissertation (40)
The placement-based dissertation is an extended piece of substantial independent research (9,000 words) on a topic in Theology and/or Religion linked to a specific placement context chosen by the individual student, but subject to approval by the Department. Students negotiate a placement involving a minimum of 100 hours in a setting of their own choice, subject to approval from the Department.
Example optional modules may include:
Christmas and Ethical Consuming (20)
Ethics of Character (20)
Jewish Religious Responses to the Holocaust (20)
Politics in the Name of God (20)
Special Study (20)
Thealogy: Transgressive Travels with the Goddess (20)
World Christianity (20)